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HAWKINS BEFORE JOB. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 18 October 1898
HAW:KINS BEFORE JOB. Mr Justice Hawkins, at a recent as sizes, was, with the jury and all in court, much wearied by the intolerably long speech and cross-examination of a young barrister. When the ordeal was over, the judge wrote on a slip of paper the fol lowing mem., and passed it to a friend in court: "Great Prize Competition for Pa tience. Result: Mr Justice Hawkins, Gold Medal; the Patriarch Job, Honor able Mention."
INFECTIOUS DISEASES THEIR CONSEQUENCES AND CURE. (A Medical Extract.) [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 18 October 1898
INFECTIOUS DISEASES 1iTHE1'?R? CONSEQUENCES ANI) CURE. (A Medical Extract.) . " The consequences and cure of in fectious diseases has long been a study (says a well-known medical writer) which has had a peculiar fascination for me." In these colonies at the present time we have had (a;tid? still have) a fearful epidemic of measles, in Afluenza, scarlet and typhoid fevers. M[easlesand intluenzai have been especi ally rampant., and their dangerous antl, frequently fatal after-effects are every where noticeable. Measles idhtice bronchitis, pneumonia intlantination of the lungs, scofula, deafness, sore eyes and other diseases, while inftlnenza ends in prostration antd heart disease often merely another name for death. To find a perfect remedy to cure not only ineasles, influenza, andi fever, but their' various after-effects as wall, has engaged many months and years of patient and laborious study, which has ended in perfect success. Patient re search shows that 1)r. Williams' Pink Pills...
REVIEWS. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 18 October 1898
AusTmar..ºsuh.-The current issue of Thn' A ,stralas.ian gives a graphic pic torial description of the ruins of Hudson's timber yards, Sydney, re cently destroyed by fire. The de stroyed houses. and shops in Regent street, opposite 'Hudson's, are also shown. Bobadil winning the Caul held Guineas depicts the ease with which he disposed of his six oppon ents. Scenes in Belmore Markets, Sydney, makes picturesque bits of real life. An attractive photograph is a group of three distinguished Aus tralians, viz., Madame Melba, Mr. Bertram Mackennal, and Mr. Haddon Chambers, taken in Madame Melba's garden on the Thames. Caulfield and Melbourne Cup horses, Ladies Rifle shooting at Williamstown, Geelong 'Church of England Grammar School crew, winners of the Public Schools Race, the new Premier of Queens land, and some humorous pictnres from the comic papers make up an entertaining issue. LEADER.-The illustrations of the current issue of 1 he Leadier will excite amusement as well as interest. Th...
MISCELLANEOUS. Ample Apology. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 18 October 1898
MISCELLANEOUS. Ample Apology. Germans ara not given to doing things by halves. When they study, they do it with thoroughness. Even in their apol ogies they go to the root of the matter. Hero, for example, is a card published by a tailor in thm ''agony column" of a Berlin newspaper. Evidently he believes that an open confession is good for the body as well as for the soul: `"I herewith declare that the journeyman blacksmith, Herr Karl X., is a very hon orable man-most honorable-and I tako this opportunity of withdrawing the most delfaimatory charges I mado against him. elcrr Karl X. has already given me a good thrashing for the said sl:nderous words, hut IlHrr Scheidsmanltll inforllls me that tlhrr Karl X. will not do so again if I stato in n public newspaper that he is an honI:oable man and lput a th-aler in the poor box."--Youth's Companion.
SO CONSIDERATE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 18 October 1898
SO CONSIDERATE. Clerk: I have been in your employ now going on five years, and I am getting the same salary I started with. Proprietor: I know it. but every time that I've made up my mind to cut you down or discharge you, something has reminded me of your wife and little ones at home, and so I just couldn't do it. There, my man, you see I have a heart as well as a head.
The Porter Was Game. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 18 October 1898
The Porter Was Game. "On a limited train from Philadelphfa the other day," told a man recently at a dinner, "the heat in the smoking car bo came intolerable. Everybody suffered and fumed till somebody discovered that all the ventilators were shut. Then the por ter was called and ordered to open them. As he was complying a man who looked like a commercial traveler voiced the in dignation we all felt at the fellow's care lessness. "'What d'yo mean?' he said, 'keeping us boxed here in this furnace? You ought to have opened those ventilators long ago. We'll have pneumonia after such a Turk. Ish bath.' "Whereupon the porter turned upon him. "'I want you to nnderstan, sah, you'se no right to tell me what I ought to do, sah. I knows my business, sath, an I don' need no s'gestions from anybody, sanh. I may lose my job for sassin you, sah, but I can't help it, sah.' "He paused a moment for breath, and the drummer, somewhat embarrassed by the tirade, attempted to stemin it. " 'Oh, stop your t...
Romance of Punkin Hellow. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 18 October 1898
Romance o Pankin IHollor. The old folks had gone to bed, and Sims and 'Mandy were in the dim little parlor, where burned a slow firo of sizzling hick ory logs in the old fashioned fireplace. The wintry blasts shook the old farmhouse, and the windows rattled, and a puff of smoke now and then camo down the chim ney on a return trip and circled familiarly about the room, but Sime and 'Mandy didn't mind it. They were sitting very close together. Sime, with throbbing heart and faltering tongue, had declared him self, and 'Mandy had listened shyly and with downcast eyes. Slme's arm stole in a casual and appar antly accidental way along the back of her ehair. "And you'll have me, 'Mandy?" "Yes, Sime." It was spoken softly, but Simon heard it, and there was a sound like that of a quart of cold mush colliding violently with the side of a brick house. Then the stalwart young man recovered himself and rose to his feet. "'Mandy," he said, with the assured hearing of a man accustomed to acting w...
HOWEVER WEE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 18 October 1898
HOWEVER WEE. However wee the hearts may be, However tiny the beginning, Where there's a soul that seeks a goal There always is a way of winning. However wee those hands may be, Ye rosy lads and pretty lasses. There's something true that they can de On every single day that passes. However wee those feet may be, However long the way before them, Through weal and woo those feet can go When virtue's light is shining o'er them. However wee those lips may be, However weak the childish prattle, Theoe gentle words, like sons of birds, May soothe the wounded in IfUe's battle. However wee those babes may be, What would we ever do without them? The darkest place they light and grace W?Lth Jooe's soft glory ahed about therm. -Jeesle E. Swmpter.
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 18 October 1898
HERE AND THERE. "Yes," said the honest farmer, "I know there are people what always puts the big apples at the top of the bar'l, but I don't." "That's right," exclaimed the deacon ,admiringly. "I have always tried toaonvince folks that that sort o' thing doesn't pay in the long run." "If they'd go to the city once in a while they'd learn 9Smething. I always put my big apples at the bottom of the bar'l." "That's the way." "Yes; you see people has got so suspicious that they 'most al ways open the bar'l at the bottom nowa days."
A Good Field. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 18 October 1898
A Geood Field. We infer from a rccnit poem in which this line occurs, 'I toil but in n barren ield," that somle of the poets are really plowing for a living. We advise nil such to regard cotton only as a surplus crop, nnd to give their best efforts to the raising of hog and hominy.-Atlanta Constitu Lion.
FAREWELL BANQUET. TO MR. W. H. WILKINSON. A REPRESENTATIVE GATHERING. PRESENTATION CEREMONY. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 18 October 1898
FAREWELL BANQUET. TO MR. W. H. WILKINSON. A REPRESENTATIVE GATHER ING. PRESENTATION CEREMONY. FROM WARRAGUL TO TOWNS VILLE. A large and representative gather ing of over fifty townsmen assembled at the Railway Hotel on Wednesday evening, to do honor to Mr. Wilkin son, Manager of the London Bank of Australia, who is leaving Warragul to take charge of a branch at Townsville, in Queensland. The conmmodious dining hall was artistically adorned with flags and flowers for the occasion. and a sumptuous repast, laid out in excellent taste with floral decorations, was provided by the host, Mr. C. R. Plouright. Mr. D. M'Neil occupied the chair, and on his right were Mr. Wilkinson (the guest of the evening), Mr. Kaye (the new manager), Mr. Gray, Mr. Howell, and Mr. W. Travers, while on his left were the Hon. C. H. Sargeant MI.L.C., Father Hallinan, Mr. Friend, and Father Coyne. The chairman opened the proceed ings by proposing the toast of " The Queen," which was honored in the usual loyal and...
HIGH-CLASS DAIRYING IN GIPPSLAND. A LOCAL EXAMPLE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 18 October 1898
HIGH-CLASS DAIRYING IN GIPPSLAND. A LOCAL EXAMPLE. Messrs. Potts and Crowe, the Govern ment dairy experts, are greatly impressed with the capabilities of Gippsland for dairying, and during his lecture at the Warragul Shire Hall Mr. Crowe stated that one of the best examples of high class dairying to be found in Victoria was that of Ir. G. Hollier, who had a 20 acre farm between Yarragon and Trafal gar, about ten miles from Warragul. The lecturer quoted a number of figures which he had compiled, from which it appeared that for the year 1897 Mr. Hollier's average per cow was £13 Os lid and his average per acre £6 3s 6d for the year. The gallons of milk, lbs. of butter, test, and other interesting details were given, which, through the courtesy of Mr. Crowe, we are enabled to publish in tabulated form. The lecturer said the ligures were re muarkable, and from this examnple many useful lessons could be learnt. If it were only possible to bring the 450,000 cows which Victoria possessed u...
THE MODERN ROBINSON CRUSOE. M. ROUGEMONT AND HIS STORY. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 18 October 1898
THE MODERNH Rb INSO1j CRUUSOE. M. ROUGEMONT AND IIIS STORY.. The following, from the "Westminster Gazette," shows how fully MI. Rouge mont has "caught on " not only in Eng land, but on the European Continent: As the sensation of the hour appears' to be that marvellous Frenchman, M.. Louis de Rougemont, whom Mr J. Hen niker-Heaton, M.P., sent along to the editor of the "'Wide World Magazine"' with a letter of introduction, we des patched a special representative to in terview 3I. de Rougemont at the offices of the "Wide World" in Southampton street. Our representative writes as fol lows: "The modern Robinson Crusoe (only his adventures far transcend those of Defoe's immortal hero) is rather belows the medium height, and his face and head instantly attract attention. In deed, so extraordinary and distinctive is the face that it is no wonder people stop him in the street and accost him in the restaurants with the query, 'Are you M. de Rougemont, whose adven tures we have read about?' '...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — West Gippsland Gazette — 18 October 1898
HERE AND THERE. If there is any special creation I re spect in this world it is a sensible judge of the practical order. Not a judge who is continually airing his fads or finding fault with people who can't answer him, but a judge who talks common sense in such a way that ordinary men can un derstand him. Therefore, metaphori eally, I take off my hat to Judge Casey in acknowledgment of the cxtremely practical lecture he read the other day to one of those careless, troublesome bicyclists who are constantly bringing a harmless and healthy pastime into con tempt and ridicule. The individual in question had ridden down an old weo that he had neither money nor man, and when sued for damages said property to satisfy the claim. And then his Honor took up his parable as fol lows:-"People who have no property have no right to get on top of bicycles and ride down old women. There will be a verdict against you, and I want you to bear in mind when you go out into the streets again that the Brit...